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Title Literary and cultural forays into the contemporary.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : Peter Lang AG : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2016.


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Contents Cover; Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Preface (Katarzyna Więckowska and Grzegorz Koneczniak); Part One: Interrogating ethics; The Stolen Generations of Australia: In search of literal and symbolic dimensions in selected factual and literary sources (Małgorzata Żmijewska); Transmitted Holocaust trauma: Third generation experience in Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated (Paula Dutko); The analysis of evil and its influence on people in Stephen King's The Stand (Adrian Woźniak); Part Two: Questioning the literary realm
A soft voice whispers nothing: Nihilism and horror in the works of Thomas Ligotti (Jacek Stopa)References to literature in selected songs of Iron Maiden (Karol Szewczyk); Re-reading Virginia Woolf's works through the prism of cognitive sciences (Marta Sibierska); Alice Munro's Lives of Girls and Women: The representation of time in the short-story cycle and its film adaptation (Emilia Leszczyńska); Part Three: Querying cultural identities; In search of one's identity: Christopher Nolan's Memento (2000) (Joanna Korzeniewska)
Facing the repressed: The doubles in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan (2010) (Małgorzata Borońska)Fatherlessness and postmodern society: Absent fatherhood and father hunger in Jonathan Safran Foer's fiction (Joanna Antoniak); Part Four: Re-entering history; Apart yet together: The Partition of India as the catalyst for nationalism in post-colonial times (Olivier Harenda); "Bloody Mary" and "Gloriana" ... or maybe not necessarily? The depictions of Mary I and Elizabeth I in Virginia Woolf's Orlando: A Biography and Mark Twain's Prince and the Pauper (Paula Suchorska)
Publishers' contribution to the readings of Shakespeare's sonnets: The value of the touchstone-based analysis of the typography of sonnet 144 in the facsimile of the First Quarto of 1609 (Anna Lewandowska)Part Five: Distant forays; Editorial and literary combination explored: The case study of Editingand Publishing Programme offered by the Department of English, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń (Grzegorz Koneczniak); Studying linguistics for fun and profit: From general semiotics to the stylistics of literary texts (Waldemar Skrzypczak); Notes on contributors
Summary This book offers a collection of essays in literary and cultural studies. The articles explore a wide range of distinct problems and texts with the aim to question the already known and to interrogate the realms of ethics, literature, history and cultural identities.
Other Author Koneczniak, Grzegorz.